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Top 10 Glasgow Club Nights To Enjoy This December

Get festive in Glasgow this month.

It doesn’t matter if you are swept up in the feel-good festive spirit or you’re more anti-yuletide than Mr Scrooge himself, there’s definitely something for you in our list of the best club nights in December.


  1. Bongo’s Bingo (14th & 15th December, Swg3) A massive night of the usual drunken antics, 90s anthems, awkward dance offs, amazing prizes and iconic rave intervals planned for your enjoyment. It’s bingo… but not as you know it.

2. Cream Glasgow (26th December, Swg3) – The iconic club night returns to Glasgow for another night of massive tunes! Line up includes Aly & Fila, John O’Callaghan, Laidback Luke, Calvin Logue & more.

3. Return to Mono – Slam & FJAKK (live) (14th December, Subclub) – The self-described techno boyband from Berlin join Slam for what should be a raucous, head-banging session.

4. Dixon Avenue Basement Jams (Berkeley Suite, 14th December) – The DABJ roll to the end of their residency here in 2018 having brought with them their full uncompromising arsenal of tunes and a varied collection of heavy hitting guests including Big Miz, The Mover, Machine Woman, and Mella Dee to name a few

5. Boxing Day on the Boat (Ivan Kutz, The Ferry) – We all know that itchy feeling you get when your desperate to get out for a rave after spending a full day in the gaff on Christmas Day with your family and loved ones…
Well we have the perfect antidote – Platform 18, Incept and Animal Farm have joined forces to bring you BOXING DAY ON THE BOAT

6. Boxing Day with Illyus & Barrientos (Oran Mor, 26th December) – With releases so far for Defected, Suara, Toolroom, Exploited Records and Glasgow Underground and riotous gigs at Space Ibiza, Ministry of Sound, XOYO, these boys are smashing it AND this is a party not to miss this December.

7. NYE with Black Madonna (SWG3, 31st December) – The first round of acts announced for what’s set to be the biggest NYE party in Glasgow. Catch Black Madonna, Optimo, & Red Axes.

8. Subculture with Derrick Carter, (SWG3, 29th December) – Widely acknowledged as one of the best DJs in the world, the legend himself Derrick Carter returns to Glasgow for 4 hours of madness!


9. JAX, Princes Square,  Glasgow – The newest and coolest bar in Glasgow’s iconic Princes Square is definitely somewhere you should check out this December! You can even catch our own Ben Crawford spinnin’ tunes on the occasional Saturday night.

10. Gerry Cinnamon, 24th December, Barrowlands – Ok, so technically not a “club night” but Glasgow’s favourite son Gerry Cinnamon returns to the Barrowlands on Christmas eve for what will be a night to remember!

Buchanan Jacket Pre-Sale

Our new Buchanan will be available online and in store from 12pm Friday 12 October 2018.

The Buchanan jacket has been in development for the last 12 months and has been the product of experience, knowledge and the passion to deliver an amazing garment. With Winter on the horizon the focus of this piece is all about warmth, utility and comfort. It has a 50/50 downfill – feather filling with a water resistant rip-stop outer fabric and waterproof zips finished off with an extremely warm but extremely light tricot knit liner. Lets just say it would keep a polar bear cosy in the snow.

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Three Colors Trends to Watch for AW18

Autumn is here which means it’s officially time to pack up your tanks for more rich fabrics and hues. Just because the weather is getting drearier doesn’t mean you have to throw all colour out the window in favour of blacks and greys. In fact, this autumn we are redefining neutrals. Here are three trending colours for the AW18 season, that you can incorporate into your wardrobe right now.

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Silva Reflective Range Pre-sale

Our new SILVA 3M reflective range will be available online and in store from 12pm Friday 21 September 2018.

Our Silva 3M reflective range with silver monster appliqué is part of an exclusive collection that will crescendo with the final release of the Silva jacket later this winter. There will only be 60 of each piece available in this extremely limited edition range.

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AW18 Outerwear Update

Forty Clothing always has and always will have a commitment to people and product, and moving forward into AW18 really underpins this foundation.

This seasons outerwear has really progressed and will focus on the functionality of the garment – it will comprise of  50/50 down fill feather with a heavy duty ripstop waterproof fabric, which also ensures a windproof finish. 

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5 of our Favourite Facebook Live DJ Sets this Summer

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Facebook live has become a part of daily life and we see live videos feature on the newsfeed by people, brands, nightclubs, DJs and more. Here at Forty HQ we have enjoyed watching and listening to some incredible DJ sets via Facebook this summer, so we thought it was only right to share some of our motivation with you! Sit back, plug your headphones in and turn up the volume…

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7 Iconic Glasgow Nightclubs

As many of you know, music has always been part of our DNA here at Forty Clothing. Our head-honcho Harry a favourite in our famous clubbing scene in Glasgow. That musical passion we have has now been integrated with our brand and often inspires much of what we do.

We take a look back a 7 iconic nightclubs that were once legendary in our city of Glasgow.

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Piping Live! x Forty Clothing

Piping Live! and Glasgow designer collaborate on bespoke bagpipe design to highlight mental health awareness

Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival has teamed up with one of Glasgow’s top designers. While the brief was to create a cool new bag cover for bagpipes which aided comfort for the player, an inspired idea to incorporate a hidden mental health message in the cover aligned with the festival’s aim to support SAMH, the Scottish Association of Mental Health.

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Carl Cox Set For Another One Night Stand

Legendary DJ and Forty ambassador Carl Cox is set for another One Night Stand, this time he’s going all night long. That’s right, the main man is taking over Pacha with the Game Over crew for another night of Ibiza 2018 that sees Carl Cox headline a series of some very special parties in some of the islands most iconic clubs. Tonight is extra special though, as there will be no other artists on the line-up except the 55 year old himself.

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11 Of The Greatest World Cup Jerseys

World Cup fever is almost over for 2018, but with probably one of our favourite tournaments to date, it definitely has been exciting and action-packed, as well as a lot of huge talking points from the highly debatable VAR. But let’s take a step back from the football and have a look at something a little closer to our hearts… the fashion design of some of our favourite World Cup jerseys…

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Summer 2018 Essential Music Festival Guide

It’s that time of the year again where we dig out our dancing shoes and get that new festival outfit you’ve been eyeing for months. Here at Forty Clothing we love music. It’s who we are and it’s in our DNA. Music has always inspired us, and that’s why we’ve picked some of the best and most exciting music festivals we’ll be at this summer!

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Cream Ibiza departs from Amnesia after 23 years.

The news emerged from the White Isle last week that Cream Ibiza is leaving Amnesia after a 23 stint at the club. The iconic British brand has been one of the islands most popular parties over two and a bit decades and will relocate in 2018 so super-club , which is located in the heart of Playa D’en Bossa and owned by the Ushuaia Entertainment group.

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Forty Clothing “Design Your Own Monster” winners announced.

Earlier this year, Forty Clothing launched a competition giving You the chance to create the next Forty monster design that would feature in an exclusive drop as part of our SS18 range.

Firstly we’d like to thank each and everyone of you who entered the competition, we were overwhelmed by the response and some of the entries were absolutely outstanding.

Today, we are delighted to announce the winner for both the youth section and the senior category. Sooo, drumroll please…..

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Forty Clothing Bryce

Could you design the next Forty Monster tee?

Download and Design your own Forty Monster!

Here at Forty we are born from the belief that inspiration is all around us.   Our monster logo was created when our founder Harry Miller’s son Bryce drew it at just 3 years old, and the rest they say is history.

This SS18 we would like you to help us create a special one-off monster design that will feature within our Forty collection, there will be two categories: 1) Forty Clothing 2) Forty Youth.

So if you fancy yourself as an up and coming designer or you just love getting creative, this is for you!

All you have to do is simply download the blank PDF monster below, and get to work.

How do I enter

All entries must be emailed to: stating which category you are entering,  or tweet us @forty40clothing #MyFortyMonster


Join us for a live Q&A with Mr Forty

Facebook Live with Harry Miller

We’re excited to announce that we will be hosting our first Facebook Live Q&A on Monday 5th February from the Forty store.

Joining us will be “Mr Forty” himself Harry Miller who will be informing you about some of our exclusive Forty drops, brand new to our SS18 range – (well worth tuning in for).

The live Q&A will give you the chance to ask us ANYTHING about our brand, products and the future of Forty. And for those who ask us the best 3 questions, we will give you a gift card that can be redeemed in store or online.

Don’t forget to join us on Monday 5th February at 7pm on our Facebook page.

Camo, its history & Forty Clothing

Did you know, the very first camouflage was used by hunters to disguise themselves from their prey and could take the form of foliage or mud smeared over their bodies, to hide their scent as well as their appearance? Well, now you know. However, we must admit, that’s not the reason we use camo in our product design here at Forty.

Camo is very much back on-trend this Autumn/Winter season, however Disruptive Pattern Material (DPM) has been an inspiration here at Forty Clothing since the very beginning and for us, and is not just an in-season style. From our monster logo to our newly launched Edmund winter jacket, camo boldly plays its part in the Forty Family.

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Famiglia Quaranta – Forty Family by Nicole Bidoli

AW17 Military Inspired Shirt Jacket

With an unbridled thurst for knowledge about fabrics, design and the ever changing needs of our customer, which is at the forefront of our mind, we are proud to present our new shirt jacket.

It is always important to find the right balance between our own inspiration and ideas and what our customer will want.

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9 Amazing Creamfields Moments

One of the World’s biggest dance music festivals, Creamfields, is over for another year, and this year was once again truly special. This years line up included Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola, Sven Vath, The Black Madonna, Axwell & Ingrosso, Arman Van Buuren and many more of the world’s greatest DJ’s.

Forty Clothing are here to show you some of the best images from the weekend, so if you wish you were back at Creamfields then you might wanna look away…

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6 Amazing Music Festivals That Have Been and Gone this Summer

Music is part of our DNA here at Forty, and we have been lucky enough to travel the world to experience some serious dance events of the years. From Carl Cox in Ibiza to Sven Vath at Kappa , we have been lucky to witness these industry legends do what they do best,  on so many occasions.

We are delighted to bring you 7 of our favourite music festivals that have been and gone this summer. If you agree/disagree with us let us know by tweeting us at @forty40clothing!

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Forty Clothing First Look at Carl Cox 2017 Collaboration Tee

For the second year running, Forty Clothing will be working with the legendary Carl Cox to produce a range of Forty x Carl Cox collaboration tees.  We are absolutely honoured to be working with Carl Cox and the Game Over team again, to have the the chance to design product exclusively for one of our musical hero’s is nothing short of overwhelming. The way that Carl has supported our brand has been amazing and we can’t say thank you enough.

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Glasgow Fashion Designers You Should Know | Culture Trip

Forty Clothing were delighted to recently feature in an article on Culture Trip, one of the world’s fastest growing online media outlets. The website itself has around 7,000,000 monthly visitors so when we read the article we were very privileged to be part of it. The article titled “Glasgow Fashion  Designers You Should Know”  featured Forty, alongside some other outstanding designers from our hometown of Glasgow. You can read Forty’s feature from Culture Trip below, and read the full article here. Thanks for all your support.

Forty Clothing, a hip street-style brand, is all the rage these days. It’s also the reason why style stunners are sauntering about Glasgow and Scotland with a loveable monster logo imprinted on their t-shirts! This trendy logo, the reason for the brand, is actually a drawing by the 3-year-old son of company founder and renowned Scottish DJ Harry Miller. Miller collaborated with a graphic design friend and alas, the rest is history. Forty instantly garnered respect and is popular with DJs and notables in the clubbing scene. The flagship concept store is too cool for words.”

12 of the Best Pictures from the Ibiza Opening Parties

We’re now into June and the Ibiza summer season is well and truly underway.  So far we’ve seen the prestigious Dalt Vila host another famous IMS party, we’ve danced with Sven Vath at Cocoon for the 18th season and perhaps one of the biggest talking points this summer has been the opening of  Hï Ibiza – the islands latest superclub in the heart of Playa D’en Bossa (formerly Space Ibiza).

Forty Clothing are excited to be involved in another season on the island. This year we’ve again partnered with Carl Cox & Game Over, and we can’t wait for Carl Cox Opening Party in Privilege Ibiza this July, where our very own Harry will be gracing the decks in the World’s biggest club. (Remember to check out our t-shirt range for your trip to the island)

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Vote For Forty at the i-on Breakthrough Awards 2017

Forty Clothing is delighted to be shortlisted for the i-on magazine Independent Retail Award!

For years, i-on has got behind some of the best businesses in central belt Scotland. From the launch of their magazine back in 2005, they’ve done their best to shout about the people who help to make the cities what they are; the cool little businesses who don’t always garner column inches but who are at the beating heart of urban Scotland.

So, with this in mind, i-on brings you the inaugural i-on Breakthrough Awards in association with Pickering’s Gin, a celebration of emerging talent in Scotland. People living and working in Edinburgh and Glasgow who are excelling in their field; the people who i-on magazine, with its judging panel and readers, anticipate to be the names to talk about in 2018.

Forty Clothing ask if you could take a wee minute out of your busy schedule and vote for us here: .

We can’t say thank you enough for all the love, encouragement and continued unwavering support from our amazing Forty Family


9 of The Best Pictures From Riverside Festival 2017

Glasgow’s very own electronic dance music festival landed in town for the fifth year in a row, and yet again, blew us away. Superstar DJs from around the globe including Sven Vath, Nina Kraviz, Groove Armada, Loco Dice, Mr G, DJ Koze not to mention homegrown talent such as Slam, Jackmaster, Jasper James & Animal Farm, all came to party on the banks of the Clyde.

With plenty of sunshine and a Bank Holiday weekend in store, it was always going to be something special… and for those who partied with the Forty Family…will know!

Take a look at Forty’s favourite pics from Riverside Festival…

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